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Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

Boerum Hill war vet finds critical acclaim with short story collection

Books: Not all war stories take place on the battlefield. Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015

Situation normal all fuzzed up

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Construction of a voter-demanded dog run in East River State Park is being pushed back at least half a year after the city and state approved funding it without acknowledging that dogs are not allowed off-leash in state parks, if they are allowed at all. Comments (5)

Playing hard ball! Sex Toy Bingo puts stimulating spin on old game

Nightlife: This isn’t your grandmother’s bingo. We sure hope not, anyway. Comments (4)

Villains kidnap man, tie him up, push him out of car

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Man shot at Kingsland Avenue laundromat

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

Williamsburg, Greenpoint residents: We were told there would be park

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: The city must deliver on its 10-year-old promise to turn a recently burned down storage facility on the East River in Williamsburg into a park, and it should spend the $100 million necessary to buy the property it needs to get the job done, residents demanded this week. Comments (4)

Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015

Bus driver hit with new, stiffer charge for running over Williamsburg pedestrian

Mean Streets: Drivers have more reason than ever to look both ways before making a turn. Comments (17)
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Landlord bribed building inspectors to evict Bushwick tenants

Bushwick: Prosecutors say a property manager paid building inspectors to evict his tenants. They did, but not before kicking people out at the wrong address, according to an indictment. Comments (6)

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015

Move it and lose it: City evicts tenants from G’point lofts it long ignored

Greenpoint: City building inspectors kicked the residents of 10 apartments out of the illegally converted warehouse they called home on Tuesday in a sudden move that followed years of inaction. Comments (2)

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